He seems then or later to have acquired some tincture of learning.
Helen acquired language by practice and habit rather than by study of rules and definitions.
It has not acquired one permanent wrinkle after all its ripples.
Would it be so terrible if she never acquired a fortune?
When the custom of commendation developed, the king charged the mayor of the palace to protect those who had commended themselves to him and to 1 The mayors of certain cities in the United Kingdom (London, York, Dublin) have acquired by prescription the prefix of "lord."